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School board, commission discuss millions in bond money for school repairs

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video The New Hanover County School Board and County Commission met this afternoon to talk about a number of issues, including the current condition of some county schools. Commissioners and board members discussed what it will take to fix aging schools, including the possibility of hundreds of millions of dollars in bond money. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Woody White's amotion against Brian Berger cost taxpayers $68,000

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videoInvoices filed today with New Hanover County show that County Commissioner Woody White's attempt to throw Commissioner Brian Berger off the board cost taxpayers more than $67,000 in legal fees. That does not include hours worked by internal legal staff. Full story...
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City, county leaders announce 'enforcement partnership' in wake of shootings

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video Wilmington and New Hanover County leaders announced what they called an "enforcement partnership" between Wilmington Police and the Sheriff's Office in the wake of recent violence, including the shooting of a deputy and the shooting death of his alleged assailant. Full story...
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WIC, Wave feeling impacts of federal shutdown

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video The impact of the federal government shutdown continues to be felt locally. Today New Hanover County Manager Chris Coudriet let commissioners know that the county's Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program and Wave Transit are now being impacted thanks to a lack of federal funding for the programs. Full story...
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Commissioners to negotiate solid waste deal with Waste Industries

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video After years of debate the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners has decided to take out the trash, and send it to Sampson County. Full story...
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Employees take a loss to provide care during Shutdown

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New Hanover County said it will not tap into its fund balance to aid programs affected by the Government Shutdown. To make up for funding cuts, some have had to make personal sacrifices to keep day-to-day activities running smoothly. Full story...
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County funds cannot bail out federal programs

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videoPeople are feeling the effects of the government shutdown nation-wide, including right here in New Hanover County. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Government shutdown costing New Hanover Co. $300,000 a week; Planning service cuts

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videoIn response to lost funding, the administration is moving forward with the following reduction plan, effective immediately, to generate the necessary weekly reduction of $300,000... Full story...
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Wave to continue all routes through fiscal year

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video Wave Transit will not cut any of its routes... for now. County Commissioners, City Council and members of the Cape Fear Public Transportation Authority Board met today to discuss funding. Full story...
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Court: Berger will have to pay own fees, court costs

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videoNew Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger will be responsible for paying his own attorney fees and court costs, the N.C. Superior Court ruled Wednesday. Full story...
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